LRU entrepreneur receives award in Edison Project Business Plan Competition

Lenoir-Rhyne University alumna, Bridgette Cooke was among the top winners of the Edison Project Business Plan Competition, held last Monday evening. Cooke took home third place and a $3,000 cash award to jumpstart her BioRid business plan. Cooke is an incubatee of LR’s Center for Commercial and Social Entrepreneurship (CCSE), which strives to offer premier entrepreneurial education and serve as a resource for individuals and organizations in all phases of business development.

University to Host Bishop’s Dedication of Grace Chapel

On Friday, November 21 at 10:30 a.m., Lenoir-Rhyne University will welcome The Reverend Dr. Leonard H. Bolick, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, North Carolina Synod to dedicate the newly built Grace Chapel on campus. This is a ticketed event and limited seating is available. Contact Linda Suggs to reserve a free ticket – (828) 328-7108 or